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Nov 4, 2012
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Introducing TUFA Climbing, quality made custom chalkbags in Missoula, Montana. My way of supporting my semi-dirtbag lifestyle.

These bags have been tested and proven from the coarse granite of Chamonix to the nastiest desert OWs by Pamela Pack.

I'd love to help bring your ideas and designs into your hands.

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All bags are $25 with no added customization fee.

If interested, send me a PM
Josh
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 5, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Chalk Bag
Chalk Bag



Chalk Bag
Chalk Bag




Chalk Bag
Chalk Bag




Chalk Bag
Chalk Bag




Up-cycled Coffee Burlap from Nicaragua.  Courtesy ...
Up-cycled Coffee Burlap from Nicaragua. Courtesy of our friends at Butterfly Herbs


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Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 5, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Free Shipping until the 11th. Mention 'Mountain Project' in inquiry. Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 5, 2012
Winter bouldering gets cold.
Rip off Organic much? Zach Kling
From Indianapolis, Indiana
Joined Nov 25, 2011
42 points
Nov 5, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Actually, no. The only thing similar between Organic and I are that we both make colorful bags from Cordura.

There are many other companies that also make bags just like these.

Furthermore my bags are different dimensions of Organic with a superior closure and fleece lining. The bags also come with Full Strength Bluewater Webbing belts.

I think of this style of bag as a medium of art. Has Organic been a inspiration to me? Yes. It has revolutionized the climbing industry with aesthetics.

Thanks for your concern.


This is something I really enjoy doing and a way to avoid a 'real' job.

Have a good one, Zach!
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 5, 2012
Rather Grand
Nice Bags! I like the colors. Good luck with your busines venture Alex Swan
From West
Joined Dec 30, 2011
26 points
Nov 5, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Hey thanks a lot, Alex! I really appreciate it! :) Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 12, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
New bag design out. The 'Talc' is catered to sport climbers with an angled and slightly wider opening.

New bag style with angled top.
New bag style with angled top.



Bottom View.  Body is made from one main piece to ...
Bottom View. Body is made from one main piece to maximize color customization front and back
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 12, 2012
Josh Kornish wrote:
These bags have been tested to the nastiest desert OWs by Pamela Pack.


They must hold a tremendous amount of semen
highaltitudeflatulentexpulsion
From Denver
Joined Oct 29, 2012
16 points
Nov 12, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
ha! I'll see if I can get a volume capacity. Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 12, 2012
You stay away from mah pig!
Cool. Do you think you could gimme a deal? Like, TUFA the price of one?

HeyOooooh!!!!!
camhead
From Vandalia, Appalachia
Joined Jun 27, 2006
1,369 points
Nov 12, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Not quite getting your reference but since you asked....

20% off and free shipping from 11/12/2012- 11/18/2012!!

Just mention MP in the inquiry
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 12, 2012
Russ Just off the block
Any reason behind why its T-V-FA on the bag instead of T-U-FA, just curious, and by the way, I like the bags. Danger-Russ Gordon
From Tempe, AZ
Joined Nov 30, 2011
217 points
Nov 12, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Hey Danger!

My theory was that it would look pretty slick as a translation of the 'A'. It is indeed a 'U' not a 'V'. I get asked that question all the time hah

in future revisions of the logo I'll most likely change it.

Thanks for asking! :)
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 12, 2012
Josh Kornish wrote:
Hey Danger! My theory was that it would look pretty slick as a translation of the 'A'. It is indeed a 'U' not a 'V'. I get asked that question all the time hah in future revisions of the logo I'll most likely change it. Thanks for asking! :)



Just make the "A" more rounded to look like a "U".

Bam.
Allen Corneau
From Houston, TX
Joined May 6, 2008
91 points
Nov 12, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
BAM! I like it! Good call, Allen! Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 13, 2012
Josh Kornish wrote:
BAM! I like it! Good call, Allen!



If you use it send me a chalk bag.

I'm a low-key kind of guy so boring colors are ok.

;-)
Allen Corneau
From Houston, TX
Joined May 6, 2008
91 points
Nov 14, 2012
On Blanca after traversing from LB
I ordered a bag from Josh. He is very professional and quick to reply. He is also very willing to customize your bag to how you want it. Can't go wrong here.

Thanks Josh!
Brian C.
From Longmont, CO
Joined Feb 9, 2010
822 points
Nov 14, 2012
would you do one without the "TVFA" badge? I'd likely buy one if so.

honestly, that horrible logo ruins an otherwise beautiful bag.
Adam Leedy
From Austin, TX
Joined Sep 18, 2008
772 points
Nov 14, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Allen: Make a mockup logo and we'll talk

Brian: Thanks for the shoutout!

Adam: Absolutely! To be honest I can't wait to redesign the logo. No offense taken! Thanks for your opinion, the feeling is mutual.
Either send me a PM or fill out the form on my website and I'll work you up a master piece!

Thanks for the support; I really appreciate it! :)
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 14, 2012
I'm not a graphics person in any way, shape, or form, but something like this...

TUFA
TUFA
Allen Corneau
From Houston, TX
Joined May 6, 2008
91 points
Nov 14, 2012
Espresso @ New Jack City
Nice looking fit & finish. I assumed he was just going for the old-school latin inscription form of U, ala:
T.J. Esposito
From San Diego, CA
Joined May 3, 2011
161 points
Nov 14, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
I'm not quite sure what was going through my head when I made the logos. I'm thinking we may need to have a logo design contest of sorts. ;)

I definitely wasn't trying to go too oldschool with the logo
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points
Nov 14, 2012
Hanging out on Royal Arches
Yo, I'd do something like this. Showing like a stalactite as the U and a tufa as the A. These are sloppy I just did it in paint real quick.

Tufa 1
Tufa 1


Tufa 2
Tufa 2
Tristan B
From La Crescenta, CA
Joined Oct 1, 2009
1,501 points
Nov 14, 2012
In the traverse section, double rainbow in the bac...
For what it's worth, I really like the current logo. Alex McIntyre
From Tucson, AZ
Joined Jan 14, 2011
377 points
Nov 15, 2012
Humboldt Bouldering
Thanks Alex!

Nice mockup, Tristan! I'm already working on a new logo.

Bags headed out today, thanks for the orders!
Josh Kornish
From Missoula, MT
Joined Sep 16, 2009
513 points


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